81 Days: A Look Back At All-American Glen Steele

With 81 days until the 2016 Michigan Football season, we recognize All-American Glen Steele. The Indiana native was a defensive end with some of his career highlights and achievements below:


  • Earned varsity letters in each of the subsequent four seasons from 1994 to 1997.
  • Played for the 1997 Michigan Wolverines football team that won a national championship as a key defensive player.
  • Won the Dick Katcher Award as the top Michigan defensive lineman in 1997.
  • Had 45 tackles for loss and 24 career quarterback sacks at Michigan, second most in team history at the time of his graduation.
  • First team All Big Ten in 1997.
  • Selected as a 1997 first team All- American by the American Football Coaches Association.


  • Selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fourth round of the 1998 NFL Draft with the 105th selection overall.
  • Played in 80 consecutive games with the Bengals between 1999 and 2003
  • Signed with the New York Giants during the offseason following the 2003 season.

He moved on from playing football to Fort Wayne High School working as a defensive line coach from 2011 to 2013.

Go Blue!

David Noe